LEEDS, England -- Asda Group here said last week it would open supercenters in Britain under the Wal-Mart banner for the first time since being purchased by the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer. A new Asda-Wal-Mart Supercenter is set to open in Bristol in July, Nick Agarwal, a spokesman for Asda, told SN. The store, which is to replace a current Asda supermarket at the same location, will reserve half its floor space for groceries and half for general merchandise. The current store devotes ...

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